Book talk with Gabe Galambos

Please join us for a book talk and bagel lunch with Gabe Galambos, author of The Nation by the River

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Lunch and Learn book talk with Barbara Sicherman

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Tour of Jewish Cuba


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Trip to Eastern Europe

Join the Society on a community wide trip led by Professor Samuel Kassow of Trinity College.

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Breaking the Glass: The American Jewish Wedding

June 26 - September 30, 2015

Chase Family Gallery, Mandell Jewish Community Center

Featuring vintage wedding gowns from the UConn Historical Costume and Textile Collection, ancient ketubot reproductions from the Judaica Collection, Beinecke Library, Yale University, and JHSGH archival photographs.

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Historic Hartford Synagogues, An Online Exhibit

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Please enjoy our latest online exhibit by clicking the link above



A Brief Look Back; A Historical Overview of the Jewish Legal Community of Hartford, Connecticut


This newly published scholarly journal by the JHSGH documents more than 100 years of legal history in the greater Hartford area and acknowledges the noteworthy contributions of individuals and firms through these decades. It features a historical narrative, as well as oral history interviews and personal recollections from a number of lawyers and judges.

Revisiting Our Neighborhoods: Stories from Hartford Past

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An anthology of stories set in Hartford's North End as well as in downtown, the South End, and the West End. The 135 contributors to this collection fondly recall unforgettable memories of friendship, family, and community.

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A Life of the Land: Connecticut's Jewish Farmers

The story of the resilience and perseverance of CT Jewish farmers and how they impacted their local communities.